For me, perfume is just as important as adding shoes to finish off an outfit. It adds a personal touch, which reflects an extra part of you in your outfit and can transform an outfit with just one spritz. No look is complete without perfume and Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to treat yourself or your loved one to a new scent.
Finding your perfect scent
Everyone has their own personal preference when it comes to perfume. For me, musky, floral scents are my go-to as I think they’re just so feminine and sophisticated. All of Taylor Swift’s scents are beautiful and they are actually probably my favourite perfumes in my collection. The original Taylor Swift perfume was the first perfume I owned which made me think, ‘I wish I could wear this everyday’, and to this day that opinion hasn’t changed.
To start finding your perfect scent, think back over some of your favourite scents that you already own. Are there any common themes among them? Are they all floral scented? Do they have hints of musk? Deep scents? By identifying what you already like about different scents will help you accumulate together your favourite components for your perfect scent.
Also think about the strength of scent that you like; do you prefer a subtle, soft scent, or is a deep, long lasting scent more your style. There are some scents which you can only smell lightly in passing of the person wearing it, and others which can last for hours. I love a perfume which lingers for hours, that I can spray on in the morning and I’ll still catch hints of it that night.
Shop some of the most popular current fragrances
The perfume that I’m currently saving my pennies for is the infamous Flower Bomb by Viktor & Rolf. I received the gorgeously scented Flower Bomb candle in a giveaway from the lovely Josie of Fashion Mumblr (find her blog here!) and instantly fell in love with the feminine, floral scent. I can’t wait to have the beautiful scent in my collection, so that I can smell just as nice as my candle currently makes my room smell.
Buy Flower Bomb here.
It seems like every blogger owns a Jo Malone fragrance and my favourite has to be this Peony & Blush Suede scent. Jo Malone fragrances are iconic for lasting for hours and having deep aromas, perfect for those who want a scent that you only need to spritz once in the morning and still smell hours later.
Buy the Jo Malone fragrance here.
The pyjamas I’m wearing in this photo are white and black satin pyjamas from Primark, great dupes for the Olivia von Halle silk pyjamas.
What’s your favourite scent? Tell me in the comments below!
Love Chloe x